Dr. Nicholas Karis, MD

Dr. Nicholas Karis, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Nicholas Karis, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

1415 Portland Ave Ste 240

Rochester, NY 14621

Contact Information

(585) 922-3260

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independent Health
  • MVP Health Care

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Karis' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karis performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Karis performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karis performs Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Karis performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Lobectomy
  • Video-Assisted Thorascopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Karis performs Lung Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Karis performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Karis' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Nicholas Karis, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Rochester, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School in 1996 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1996
    Finch University Of Health Sciences Chicago Medical School
    Medical School
    1996

Awards

Dr. Karis' Reviews

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4.3

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My name is Mary Kay Jones. I found Dr Karis to be compassionate, friendly, direct and honest. I found him to be sure of himself not pompous as I read in an earlier review. I certainly wouldn't allow a surgeon with no confidence to work on me. He told me to call with any questions that it's never a...Read More
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I like to Thank Dr. Karis for his dedicated service for saving my life.
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Dr Karis and his office are excellent,couldn’t of asked for a better,right to the point dr-
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Dr Karis saved my life. That is what you need to know. He is a no nonsense, skilled surgeon, who explained completely the intricacies of my surgery before hand and how he was going to approach it. I went to Dr Karis not only because of his excellent reputation and experience, but he, himself, will...Read More
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Lacks compassion, personal circumstances, physical presence. Pompous.
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Insurance accepted

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independent Health
Encompass
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO

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